Cardiff Business School Research

Economics Seminars and Workshops

Economics Seminars and Workshops

The session-specific times and rooms are stated below, but typically our Wednesday Seminars are from 16:30 to 18:00 and Friday Workshops from 13:00 to 14:30, both in 2.01 in the Postgraduate Teaching Centre. Please note that any late changes or cancellations are announced by email to those on our distribution list. For further information, please contact Dr Ezgi Kaya or Dr Lena Sheveleva.

2016/17 2nd Semester 

  • 18 January 2017
    • Rhys Bidder (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
    • Drilling into Bank Balance Sheets: Examining Portfolio Responses to an Oil Shock
    • 16:30 in room 2.01

 

  • 25 January 2017
    • Christopher Martin (Bath)
    • Endogenous Effort and the Unemployment Volatility Puzzle
    • 16:30 in room 2.01

 

  • 01 February 2017
    • Susumu Imai (UTS)
    • Identification and Estimation of Differentiated Products Models using Market Size and Cost Data
    • 16:30 in room 2.01

 

  • 08 February 2017
    • Britta Gehrke (University of Erlangen-Nürnberg)
    • Counteracting unemployment in crisis: Nonlinear effects of short-time work policy
    • 16:30 in room 2.01

 

  • 10 February 2017
    • Christian Grimme (Ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research)
    • TBA
    • 13:00 in room 2.01

 

  • 15 February 2017
    • Ben Ferrett (Loughborough)
    • Does tax competition make mobile firms more footloose? - with Ian Wooton from the University of Strathclyde, CEPR and CESifo and Andreas Hoefele from Competition and Markets Authority.
    • 16:30 in room 2.01

 

 

  • 24 February2017
    • Kul Luintel (Cardiff Business School)
    • TBA
    • 13:00 in room 2.01

 

 

  • 03 March 2017

 

 

 

 

  • 24 March 2017
    • Christoph Himmels (Cardiff Business School)
    • TBA
    • 13:00 in room 2.01

 

2016/17 1st Semester

  • 28 September 2016
    • Giovanni Ponti (Alicante)
    • Social Preferences over Utilities
    • 16:30 in room 2.01

 

  • 30 September 2016
    • Patrick Minford (Cardiff Business School)
    • Monetarism rides again? US monetary policy in a world of Quantitative Easing 
    • 13:00 in room 2.01

 

  • 05 October 2016
    • Duncan McVicar (Queen's University Belfast)
    • The Impact of Paid Parental Leave on Labour Supply and Employment Outcomes
    • 16:30 in room 2.01

 

  • 07 October 2016
    • Jakob Madsen (Monash)
    • Back to the Past: Is Growth Reverting to Pre-Industrial Levels?
    • 13:00 in room 2.01

 

  • 12 October 2016
    • Nicoletta Berardi (Banque de France)
    • Price dispersion in France: beyond fixed effect
    • 16:30 in room 2.01

 

  • 14 October 2016
    • Yongdeng Xu (Cardiff Business School)
    • Tractable Nonnegativity Constraints for N-Dimensional Asymmetric Power HEAVY/MEM/GARCH Models
    • 13:00 in room 2.01

 

  • 21 October 2016
    • Yi Wang (Cardiff Business School)
    • Does it pay to work in the public sector?
    • 13:00 in room 2.01

 

  • 26 October 2016
    • Robert Aliber (University of Chicago- Professor of International Economics and Finance Emeritus)
    • The case for flexible exchange rates revisited
    • 16:30 in room 2.01

 

  • 02 November 2016
    • Alejandro Riano (Nottingham)
    • Subsidies with Export Share Requirements in China
    • 16:30 in room 2.01

 

  • 11 November 2016
    • Mai Le (Cardiff Business School)
    • A note on news about the future: the impact on DSGE models and their VAR representation
    • 13:00 in room 2.01

 

  • 16 November 2016
    • Sarolta Lazco (Surrey)
    • Household Behaviour and Property Division upon Divorce
    • 16:30 in room 2.01

 

  • 18 November 2016
    • Woon Wong (Cardiff Business School)
    • Turnover Volatility and Stock Market Returns
    • 13:00 in room 2.01

 

  • 23 November 2016
    • Giacomo De Luca (York)
    • Ethnic Favoritism: An Axiom of Politics?
    • 16:30 in room 2.01

 

  • 25 November 2016
    • Joshy Easaw (Cardiff Business School)
    • Inflation Expectation, Inattentiveness and Uncertainty
    • 13:00 in room 2.01

 

  • 30 November 2016
    • Giovanni Mastrobuoni (Essex)
    • Silence of the Innocents: Illegal Immigrants' Underreporting of Crime and their Victimization
    • 16:30 in room 2.01

 

  • 02 December 2016
    • Manipushpak Mitra (Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta)
    • A Rawlsian approach to the queueing problem
    • 13:00 in 2.01

Previous Seminars/Workshops

For further information, please contact Dr Samuli Leppälä or Dr Iain Long.

2015/6 2nd Semester

  • 03 February 2016
    • Francesco Giavazzi (Bocconi)
    • The Macroeconomic Effects of Fiscal Adjustment Plans: Disaggregating Taxes and Spending

 

  • 10 February 2016
    • Elisa Cavatorta (KCL)
    • Preferences and Exposure to Policy Shock: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

 

  • 19 February 2016
    • Wojtek Paczos (Cardiff)
    • Optimal Inflation, Average Markups and Asymmetric Sticky Prices

 

  • 24 February 2016
    • Carmen Bevia (Alicante)
    • Oligopolistic Equilibrium and Financial Constraints

 

 

  • 18 March 2016
    • Kirill Shakhnov (EIEF)
    • The Allocation of Talent: Finance Versus Entrepreneurship

 

 

  • 19 April 2016
    • Hans Degryse (KU Leuven)
    • The Impact of Bank Shocks on Firm-Level Outcomes and Bank Risk-Taking

 

  • 22 April 2016
    • Sekyu Choi (Bristol)
    • Sorting On-line and On-time

 

  • 29 April 2016

 

  • 04 May 2016
    • Paulo Brito and Luís Costa (Lisbon)
    • Markups and Demand Shocks: Using Microdata from Single-Product Firms to Disentangle Unobservables

 

  • 06 May 2016
    • Radek Stefanski (St Andrews)
    • Government Misallocation and the Resource Curse

 

  • 11 May 2016
    • Amrita Dhillon (KCL)
    • The Natural Resource Curse Revisited: Theory and Evidence from India

 

2015/16 1st Semester

  • 08 September 2015
    • Harald Uhlig (Chicago)
    • Central Bank Policy in a Monetary Union

 

 

  • 09 October 2015
    • Huw Dixon (Cardiff)
    • Singular Dynamics with Endogenous Markups

 

  • 14 October 2015
    • Gianni De Fraja (Nottingham)
    • Publish or Perish? Incentives and Careers in Italian Academia

 

  • 23 October 2015
    • David Collie (Cardiff)
    • Taxation under Cournot Oligopoly in a General Equilibrium Setting

 

  • 28 October 2015
    • Iain Long (Cardiff)
    • Job Search and Unemployment 

 

  • 30 October 2015
    • Anthony Savagar (Cardiff)
    • Explaining Productivity Puzzles with Frictional Firm Entry: Endogenous Markups Versus Dynamic Reallocation

 

  • 04 Novemebr 2015
    • Avner Offer (Oxford All Souls)
    • Social Democracy, the Nobel Prize in Economics, and the Market Turn

 

  • 06 November 2015
    • Melanie Jones (Cardiff)
    • The Dynamics of Disability, Work and Subjective Well-being in Australia

 

  • 13 November 2015

 

  • 18 November 2015
    • Ctirad Slavik (Goethe)
    • Determinants of Wage and Earnings Inequality in the United States

 

  • 20 November 2015
    • Dandan Wang (Cardiff)
    • A Comparison between the  Fuller Limited Information Maximum Likelihood and Two Stage Least Square Estimators

 

 

  • 27 November 2015
    • Indrajit Ray (Cardiff)
    • Testable Restrictions in Market Games

 

  • 04 December 2015
    • Akos Valentinyi (Cardiff)
    • Endogenous Sector-biased Technical Change and Industrial Policy

 

 

2014/15 2nd Semester

  • 28 January 2015
    • Mike Wickens (Cardiff, York, CEPR and CESifo)
    • How did we get to where we are now? Reflections on 50 years of macroeconomic and financial econometrics
    • Field: Macro
    • Chair: Patrick Minford

 

  • 6 February 2015 (1pm)
    • Lola Gadea (Zaragoza)
    • The failure to predict the Great Recession: A view through the role of credit
    • Field: Macro
    • Chair: Michael Arghyrou

 

  • 11 February 2015
    • Alex Klein (Kent)
    • Agglomeration Economies and Productivity Growth: US Cities 1880-1930
    • Field: Economic History
    • Chair: James Foreman-Peck

 

  • 18 February 2015
    • Iñigo Iturbe-Ormaetxe (Alicante)
    • Some (Mis)facts about Myopic Loss Aversion
    • Field: Public
    • Chair: Garry Phillips

 

  • 25 February 2015
    • Pascal Mossay (Newcastle)
    • Spatial Segregation and Urban Structure
    • Field: Urban
    • Chair: Joshy Easaw

 

  • 4 March 2015
    • Eri Nakamura (Kobe)
    • Slack in Electricity Saving Behavior of Households: Analysis Using Stochastic Frontier Model Based on Hedonic Approach
    • Field: Micro
    • Chair: Kul Luintel

 

  • 11 March 2015
    • Simon Price (Bank of England)
    • A financial conditions index using targeted data reduction
    • Field: Macro
    • Chair: Joshy Easaw

 

  • 18 March 2015
    • Piercarlo Zanchettin (Leicester)
    • Speculative Profits, Innovation, and Growth
    • Field: Micro
    • Chair: Samuli Leppälä

 

 

  • 25 March 2015
    • David Jinkins (Copenhagen)
    • Domestic Trade, Geography and Inequality
    • Field: Micro
    • Chair: Lena Sheveleva

 

  • 24 April 2015

 

2014/15 1st Semester

  • 1 October 2014
    • Ruthira Naraidoo (University of Pretoria)
    • A two-block world economy and financial markets
    • Field: Macro
    • Chair: Mai Le

 

  • 8 October 2014
    • Jim Jin (University of St Andrews)
    • Replacing Unemployment Benefit with Basic Income
    • Field: Micro/Public
    • Chair: Samuli Leppälä

 

  • 15 October 2014
    • John Lewis (Bank of England)
    • Tailwinds from the East: The Effect of Emerging Markets on UK Import Prices
    • Field: Macro
    • Chair: Huw Dixon

 

  • 17 October 2014
    • Samuli Leppälä (CARBS)
    • Innovation, R&D spillovers, and the variety and concentration of local production structure

 

  • 24 October 2014 (1pm)
    • Stephen Millard (Bank of England)
    • Sectoral shocks and monetary policy in the United Kingdom
    • Field: Macro
    • Chair: Huw Dixon

 

  • 31 October 2014
    • David Collie (CARBS)
    • Taxation and the Sustainability of Collusion: Ad Valorem versus Specific Taxes

 

  • 7 November 2014
    • David Meenagh (CARBS)
    • US Monetary policy in a model with money and the zero bound: what reforms can eliminate the need for regulation?

 

  • 12 November 2014
    • Dermot Leahy (NUI Maynooth)
    • Corporate Tax Games with International Externalities from Public Infrastructure
    • Field: Micro
    • Chair: David Collie

 

  • 19 November 2014
    • Efi Adamopoulou (Bank of Italy)
    • Academic Performance and the Great Recession
    • Field: Labour
    • Chair: Ezgi Kaya

 

  • 28 November 2014
    • Lena Sheveleva (CARBS)
    • Multiproduct firms: Learning vs knowing

 

  • 3 December 2014
    • Laura Povoledo (University of the West of England)
    • Can Self-Fulfilling Expectations Help Explain International Business Cycles?
    • Field: Macro
    • Chair: Woon Wong

 

  • 5 December 2014
    • Ezgi Kaya (CARBS)
    • Heterogeneous Couples, Household Interactions and Labor Supply Elasticities of Married  Women 

  • 10 December 2014
    • Claude Diebolt (University of Strasbourg)
    • Allocation of Talents in Cliometric Perspective
    • Field: Economic History
    • Chair: James Foreman-Peck

 

  • 12 December 2014 (1pm)
    • Sergey Lychagin (Central European University)
    • Retaking in High Stakes Exams: Is Less More?
    • Field: Micro
    • Chair: Samuli Leppälä